Circuit Event Feb 2nd 2019 Acacia Ridge Hotel, Brisbane.

The second Circuit Event run by the Australian Poker Tour was held on Saturday 2nd Feb 2019 at the Acacia Ridge Hotel. There were 3 events in total run onSuper Saturday with a total of $10,000 Guaranteed for the day. The 1st event, the Main Event, started at 11am had a $60 buy-in with a $6,000 guaranteed prize pool. Late rego was open for 3 hours and players also had the chance to Re-Enter this tournament. In total there were 154 entries and a further 63 re-entries bringing the total prize pool to $10,850, which included 11 x Main Event tickets and 2 x High Roller tickets. In comparison the same event last year in December drew a total of 179 entries including re-entries for a prize of $8,950.

 

In total 22 players made the money and 11 of those also won their entry to the $85,000 guaranteed Main Event on the Gold Coast later this month. Coming in 5th place was Teck Ee Cullen winning a ME ticket and $500 cash, 4th was Brent Kennedy – ME ticket and $700 cash, 3rd Mark McGuire – ME ticket and $1,000 cash.

 

When the tournament came down to the final 2 players, Karl Knudsen and Jedd Riggs, they worked out a deal where not only did they both win their $175 Main Event tickets and a High Roller ticket each valued at $450, they also split the cash earning themselves a further cool $1,600 each.

 

 

 

 

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